Important ASCA Seminars Information

August 28, 2013

Reduced early registration fees for ASCA’s 2013 Fall Seminars (October 9–12 in Las Vegas) are set to close September 3. ASCA members can register at a deep discount, especially by sending more than one attendee to any seminar. Continuing education credits are being offered for all seminars.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to participate in up to three of these five outstanding events, and register now to get the best prices. The presenters are some of the top ASC management experts in the country and will be available to answer your questions, share their expertise and help you take your ASC management skills and your ASC to the next level.

Join ASCA in Vegas to:

  • Get everything you need to know to design and implement a compliant quality assessment and improvement program that leads to meaningful and lasting change in your ASC during ASCA’s Quality Seminar (this session will help attendees identify relevant QI study topics and meet 10-step accreditation requirements)

  • Move through the basics of ASC financial management and into advanced topics such as case costing, forecasting and future planning during ASCA’s two-day Finance and Accounting Seminar

  • Learn what you need to know to cut your supply costs without compromising on the quality of care you provide during ASCA’s Purchasing and Inventory Management Seminar

  • Review the key principles of ASC management during ASCA’s CASC Review Course

  • Network with ASC professionals who share your interest in making their centers the best they can be and building connections that will last long after the seminars end

Register only for the program or programs that interest you most. You can also take the CASC exam on Saturday, October 12, but you must sign up to take that test before September 14. Find out more at

More information about ASCA’s 2013 Fall Seminars is arriving in the mail to ASCA members along with the September issue of ASC Focus magazine. Next month’s issue brings a diverse mix of ASC management insights and advice, including:

  • Boosting quality and cutting costs by maintaining optimal staffing levels

  • Easy tips for going the extra mile to ensure patient satisfaction and loyalty

  • Moving spine procedures into the ASC setting

  • Tackling the most common regulatory compliance issues

  • Ways to protect your ASC during an IT system crash

  • Enhancing employee engagement in your ASC’s accounting department

  • Ordering the new Certified Ambulatory Surgery Center (CASC) practice exam

  • And more

The digital edition of the September issue will be available to members online on September 1.